The Other Recent Infringement Lawsuit Judgment Over Ed Sheeran’s ‘Thinking Out Loud’

Stan Soocher

The lion’s share of attention to copyright-infringement claims against Ed Sheeran over his 2016 Grammy-winning Song of the Year “Thinking Out Loud” recently focused on the trial in New York federal court. But in September 2022, a related infringement suit over the same songs’ matching chord progression and harmonic rhythm was allowed to proceed.

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